checkp Buy good quality grass seed based on intended use, what it will endure, soil condition, location and water requirement.
checkp Soil Test

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Soil Preparation: Loosen top 3 inches, break up clumps, remove stones, sticks………., add necessary amendments, ensure proper grad drainage, incorporate seed starter fertilizer.
checkp Apply Seed
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checkp Water evenly and often – no puddles.

For over-seeding existing lawns & thin areas: Simply mow grass at a very low setting, loosen soil of bare spots, rake out debris, apply seed, apply seed starter fertilizer, apply mulch, water evenly and often.

Bonide Spot Magic® Lawn Patch (get label here) is a combination of high quality seed, mulch and fertilizer for quick and easy lawn repair.